5.2. Operating systems requirements

The following operating systems are supported:

  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) v5.*, v6.*

  • 64-bit CentOS v5.*, v6.*


    All hosts in the cluster must run the same OS, version and patch sets.

  • 64-bit Oracle Linux v5, v6

  • 64-bit SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP1

Although there is no single hardware requirement for installing HDP, there are some basic guidelines. You can see sample setups here.